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BBC apologises for bogus breaking news push messages, could be a hack

Claims it's a test, but might be a hijack

Wed Jun 25 2014, 11:54

Only 9,000 out of 300,000 servers were patched to fix Heartbleed bug last month

Websites aren't bothering to patch vulnerable servers

Mon Jun 23 2014, 10:38

Mikko Hypponen says John Kerry should 'shut the f*** up' about Snowden

Security expert defends the NSA whistleblower

Wed Jun 18 2014, 12:27

F-Secure: Google's digital profiling is 'extremely dangerous' [Video]

Firm says it could keep the company 'in power forever'

Tue Jun 17 2014, 12:15

Microsoft CEO lambasts NSA for spying on his non-US customers

Apparently, US customers don't mind some snooping

Fri Jun 13 2014, 15:54

Gmail exploit foiled for a $500 bounty from Google

Bug could expose all Gmail user addresses

Thu Jun 12 2014, 14:33

NSA tells court that it can't stop deleting evidence in EFF lawsuit

Claims its systems are 'too complicated'

Wed Jun 11 2014, 11:39

Europe: Google and Facebook must abide by data protection laws

Ruling comes a year after first NSA snooping revelations

Fri Jun 06 2014, 15:44

Twitter and Wordpress join tech giants in Reset the Net protest

Firms join Edward Snowden, Mozilla, Google and more

Fri Jun 06 2014, 11:43

Molerat is back and biting government systems

Fireeye spots toothy takeaways

Tue Jun 03 2014, 12:43

Google calls for real surveillance reform to preserve privacy

Asks the people to pressure congress for protection against bulk harvests

Fri May 30 2014, 12:47

eBay: How not to handle a security breach

Column The auction website has failed its customers over password reset

Fri May 23 2014, 17:02

Facebook teams up with Trend Micro and F-Secure for better security

Will help spot and clean infected machines logging in to the service

Thu May 22 2014, 15:09

97 arrested in worldwide Blackshades cybercrime crackdown

Over 1,100 storage devices seized

Mon May 19 2014, 16:22

Cryptolocker ransomware hits Android smartphones and tablets via fake porn app

Bricks your phone and demands you pay $300 to unlock it

Fri May 09 2014, 16:10

Twitter tackles suspicious logins and password heists

Works on password best practice

Fri May 09 2014, 09:16

Acronis offers Apple Mac users full backup locally and in the cloud

Claims it's the first 'dual protection' backup software for Mac OS X

Wed Jun 25 2014, 11:42

Ebay pulls N9500 Chinese spyware phone from auction website

Something about Chinese takeaways

Thu Jun 19 2014, 12:40

F-Secure: Malware-riddled Windows XP needs to 'hurry up and die'

The firm can't believe 'the beast' hasn't died, and urges users to upgrade

Wed Jun 18 2014, 10:14

GCHQ to share cyber threat intelligence with industry

Announces pilot threat data and intellectual property sharing initiatives

Tue Jun 17 2014, 10:04

FCC chairman Wheeler tells ISPs to lead on cyber security

Promises support so they can do the FCC's job

Fri Jun 13 2014, 12:55

Twitter Tweetdeck hack was a storm in a twee cup

Nothing much to see there

Thu Jun 12 2014, 10:36

Internet Explorer gets 59 bug fixes in Microsoft's June Patch Tuesday

Patches the overlooked zero-day flaw discovered in October

Wed Jun 11 2014, 11:17

Reset the Net: Please keep pressing the button

We should fight them on the blogs

Fri Jun 06 2014, 14:33

Blood-thirsty Queen wants cybercrime heads

Someone has been watching Game of Thrones

Thu Jun 05 2014, 11:56

Anonymous Brazilians vow to upset the World Cup and its sponsors

Hacktivists will park a virtual bus in front of the goal

Mon Jun 02 2014, 12:34

NSA releases Snowden email exchange to 'prove' he raised no spying concerns

Disputes claims that whistleblower blew

Fri May 30 2014, 11:21

Half of eBay users no longer trust it after poor handling of database breach

Only 33 percent have changed their passwords

Wed May 28 2014, 15:06

Microsoft: Upgrade to Windows 8 to dodge unpatched IE zero-day flaw

Uses an overlooked IE security bug as an excuse to get users to migrate

Fri May 23 2014, 10:47

The Internet of Things needs a security model to protect user data

IoT security becomes a hot topic at The INQUIRER and Intel's roundtable event

Thu May 22 2014, 13:08

Microsoft: No more Windows XP updates in Patch Tuesday releases

Firm vows not to go back on its word, again

Wed May 14 2014, 17:15

Shapchat settles with FTC over 'disappearing' images myth

Your dinkle photos aren't all that secret

Fri May 09 2014, 15:02

Apple publishes how-to guide for law enforcement data requests

Papers please…

Thu May 08 2014, 14:43

Gameover Zeus and Cryptolocker deadline passes with a whimper

NCA warnings to detect and clear infections either very successful, or unnecessary

Thu Jun 19 2014, 10:03

In-app purchases are killing the gaming industry, says Mikko Hypponen

F-Secure researcher thinks 'it sucks' but acknowledges iOS tight security

Tue Jun 17 2014, 15:56

Pinterest hack sees users unknowingly tweet about weight loss and Asian fruit

Second attack on website in 18 months

Mon Jun 16 2014, 11:43

P.F. Chang's admits to credit and debit card theft

Goes back to offline payment taking

Fri Jun 13 2014, 10:22

Adobe Flash Player update for Windows, Mac and Linux patches six vulnerabilities

Could let an attacker take control of affected system

Wed Jun 11 2014, 13:41

Smart TVs are vulnerable to 'red button' hacking

Still better than watching Piers Morgan's chat show

Mon Jun 09 2014, 16:59

Vodafone admits that the government can listen to your phone calls

Shines a light on the scale of snoopery

Fri Jun 06 2014, 13:56

Anonymous and the World Cup: What it's all about

Online protesters aim to show a truthful portrayal of Brazilian life

Wed Jun 04 2014, 11:15

'Son of Heartbleed' hits Android and WiFi networks

Beware of Cupid's arrows

Fri May 30 2014, 16:37

Shoe seller Office admits to hack, customer details plundered

Shoe shop has trod in something

Thu May 29 2014, 13:26

Avast takes down forums after breach hits 400,000 users

User names, email addresses and hashed passwords were compromised

Tue May 27 2014, 12:47

Not happy with eBay password changes? There are options

Change all the things

Thu May 22 2014, 16:06

Fish dating website refuses to swim with a shakedown

Plenty of Fish won’t pay ransom demand, gets attacked

Wed May 21 2014, 10:39

Business staff can't manage the huge volume of security alerts

Up to 150,000 events per day make firms vulnerable to attack

Tue May 13 2014, 14:47

Bitly issues urgent security update warning users of data breach

Advises users to change passwords, API keys and Oauth tokens

Fri May 09 2014, 10:53
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